The diagnosis and management of diffuse lung disease (DLD) remain problematic for clinicians, including pulmonologists. Although specific patterns seen in a patient may lead quickly to a diagnosis, many patients present with a constellation of features that is more complex.
This book is a practical aid to the physician faced with making difficult diagnoses in their own clinical setting. It opens with an introductory section covering general considerations - patient evaluation, including history and clinical signs, investigations, DLD classification according to the current guidelines, and therapeutic options. This is followed by a section devoted to specific DLDs, including sarcoidosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, occupational and iatrogenic DLDs, and other, less common, disorders. Within each topic, internationally renowned authors with specific expertise in the area have covered genetic aspects and epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, and clinical management. Coverage concludes with a chapter of case histories to illustrate differing approaches to diagnosis and management, a feature unique to this text and emphasizing its clinical applicability. The text is supported and enhanced throughout with line diagrams, management algorithms, and high quality clinical photographs.
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This concise book showcases the latest advances in treatment, diagnostic criteria, and pathophysiologic understanding of diffuse lung disease. Organized in an easy to follow format, each disease specific chapter includes tables regarding diagnostic approach, differential diagnosis, monitoring disease, and treatment. Illustrative cases show roentgnographic changes, utilizing high quality HRCT images. This book is well suited for pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, and all health professionals caring for patients with diffuse lung disease.About the Author:
Robert P. Baughman is Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary / Critical Care Division, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Roland M. du Bois is Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Head of the Interstitial Lung Disease & Clinical Genomics Groups at the Royal Brompton Hospital and National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, UK
Joseph P. Lynch is Professor of Clinical Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Athol U. Wells is Respiratory Physician, Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Chelsea, London, UK
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